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Canton Symphony Chorus Presents “Vespers”

Released November 3, 2016

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CANTON, OH (November 3, 2016) - The Canton Symphony Chorus will present a concert on Saturday November 12 at 7:00pm at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist (627 McKinley Ave NW, Canton).  The 70-member Canton Symphony Chorus is under the direction of Dr. Britt Cooper, Director of Fine and Performing Arts and Director of Choral Activities at Walsh University.

The program for the concert includes Mozart’s Dominican Vespers and movements from Rachmaninoff’s Vespers.  The concert will feature vocal soloists including Walsh University professors Jennifer D'Agostino and Michael Roemer.

Tickets for the concert are $10 per person and are available online at www.cantonsymphony.org, by phone 330-452-2094 (weekdays 9:00am – 5:00pm) or at the door beginning 1 hour before concert time the day of the performance.  All seating for this performance is general admission.

The Canton Symphony Chorus was founded in 1984 as a volunteer adult ensemble.  The chorus has performed major choral works with CSO Music Director Gerhardt Zimmermann and the orchestra on MasterWorks concerts and also performs regularly on the Holiday Pops concert.  The Chorus rehearses weekly from September through April at the Birk Center for the Arts at Walsh University.  Additional information is available online at www.cantonsymphony.org/people/chorus-auditions.

Founded in 1937, the Canton Symphony Orchestra is a fully professional ensemble and organization dedicated to performing concerts that enrich, educate and entertain residents of Stark County and beyond. The orchestra performs classical, holiday, and a variety of educational programs in Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th Street NW, Canton, Ohio, as well as other venues in Stark County. For more information, please visit www.cantonsymphony.org or call (330)452-2094. Administrative offices are located at the Zimmermann Symphony Center 2331 17th Street NW, Canton OH 44708.

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